The table below looks at the statistics for the Application Security Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Application Security Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Security Specialist
Rank 843 878 854
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -24
Permanent jobs requiring an Application Security Specialist 16 23 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.016% 0.021% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.022% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 16 20 9
Average salary £77,500 £60,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.16% -17.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £68,750 £60,000 £52,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £72,500 £60,000 £51,250
% change year-on-year
+20.83% +17.07%
Application Security Specialist
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
96689 103951 96080
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.34% 94.50% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 80825 85789 80388
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Application Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Application Security Specialist in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Application Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in England

Application Security Specialist
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Application Security Specialist across the England region.

Application Security Specialist Salary Trend in England

Application Security Specialist
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Application Security Specialist across the England region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Application Security Specialist Salary Histogram in England

Application Security Specialist
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Application Security Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +28 15 £80,000 +14.28% 1
South West - 1 £72,500 -
Application Security Specialist
UK

Application Security Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Application Security Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Application Security Specialist in their job title.

1 40 (83.33%) Security Testing
2 34 (70.83%) Information Security
3 33 (68.75%) Java
3 33 (68.75%) OWASP
4 30 (62.50%) .NET
5 28 (58.33%) C++
6 23 (47.92%) C#
7 22 (45.83%) Finance
8 21 (43.75%) Ethical Hacking
9 19 (39.58%) Spring
9 19 (39.58%) C
9 19 (39.58%) Struts
9 19 (39.58%) Python
9 19 (39.58%) RDBMS
9 19 (39.58%) Relational Database
10 18 (37.50%) Cyber Security
11 16 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 16 (33.33%) PCI DSS
12 15 (31.25%) SDLC
13 14 (29.17%) Degree
13 14 (29.17%) E-Commerce
14 13 (27.08%) Software Engineering
15 12 (25.00%) Firewall
15 12 (25.00%) Mobile App
16 10 (20.83%) Banking
17 9 (18.75%) Automated Testing
17 9 (18.75%) Manual Testing
17 9 (18.75%) ASP.NET
18 8 (16.67%) Financial Institution
19 7 (14.58%) CISSP

Application Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Application Security Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Application Security Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.17%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 12 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (2.08%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (39.58%) RDBMS
1 19 (39.58%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Metasploit
General
1 22 (45.83%) Finance
2 10 (20.83%) Banking
3 8 (16.67%) Financial Institution
4 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.17%) Marketing
4 2 (4.17%) Electronics
4 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (62.50%) .NET
2 19 (39.58%) Spring
2 19 (39.58%) Struts
3 9 (18.75%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.17%) .NET Framework
4 2 (4.17%) WCF
4 2 (4.17%) REST
4 2 (4.17%) CSS
4 2 (4.17%) SOAP
4 2 (4.17%) Web Services
4 2 (4.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.25%) Cryptography
3 2 (4.17%) DTV
4 1 (2.08%) PKI
4 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (83.33%) Security Testing
2 34 (70.83%) Information Security
3 33 (68.75%) OWASP
4 21 (43.75%) Ethical Hacking
5 18 (37.50%) Cyber Security
6 16 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 15 (31.25%) SDLC
8 14 (29.17%) E-Commerce
9 13 (27.08%) Software Engineering
10 9 (18.75%) Automated Testing
10 9 (18.75%) Manual Testing
11 7 (14.58%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (6.25%) TOGAF
12 3 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
12 3 (6.25%) Security Architecture
13 2 (4.17%) Digital Marketing
13 2 (4.17%) Risk Assessment
13 2 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
13 2 (4.17%) Data Security
13 2 (4.17%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (68.75%) Java
2 28 (58.33%) C++
3 23 (47.92%) C#
4 19 (39.58%) C
4 19 (39.58%) Python
5 4 (8.33%) SQL
6 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (29.17%) Degree
2 7 (14.58%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 3 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (4.17%) QA
4 1 (2.08%) COBIT
Vendors
1 6 (12.50%) Google
2 2 (4.17%) Barracuda Networks
2 2 (4.17%) SAP
3 1 (2.08%) WorldPay
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